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The Making of Indian Revolutionaries (1885 – 1931)



Type:   Partie ou chapitre de livre
Titre:   The Making of Indian Revolutionaries (1885 – 1931)
Auteur(s):   Jaffrelot, Christophe (1964-...) - Centre de recherches internationales (Directeur de publication ou de collection)
In:   Revolutionary Passions. Latin America, Middle-East And India
Date de publication:   2017-10
Éditeur:   New Delhi  :  Social Science Press
Pages:   119-172  p.
ISBN:   9789383166176
Mots-clés:   [fr] revolution, reform [en] India
Résumé:   [en] The keyword of the indian political history is not revolution; it is reform, a word which, in the course of time, has been bracketed together with various epithets. The reform was, at first, religious when, from the beginning of the 19th century, in the face of propaganda by Christian missionaries, enlightened Brahmins endeavoured to moderniza Hinduism - claiming to restore its original purity to give it a quasi-monotheistic version. Later the reform became social when the movements committed to religious reforms took note of how the social and the religious, weighed down by the caste system, were inextricably related in Hinduism...

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